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Friday, September 29, 2023

College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, AWKUM, Celebrated World Rabies Day


College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan celebrated World Rabies Day on September 28, 2023. World Rabies Day (WRD), established by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) and recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) every September 28, is a transcendental day to promote the fight against this disease and reinforce awareness about its prevention. In this regard, WRD was observed followed by a walk in AWKUM campus to create awareness about this deadly disease and its control and prevention up to zero percent as the target set by WHO. The walk was led by Prof. Dr. Sher Bahadar Khan,  Principal,  CVS & AH,  AWKUM, and saw active participation from both students and faculty members.  At the conclusion of the walk, Prof. Dr. Sher Bahadar Khan addressed the participants, imparting valuable information about rabies, emphasizing the importance of responsible pet ownership, and promoting awareness on how to protect both human and animal lives from this deadly disease. This event stood as a testament to the commitment of CVS & AH AWKUM towards safeguarding public health and animal welfare.